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Small Angle Shades
Euplexia lucipara

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2305 / 73.114

Morley's Final Catalogue: Wide spread, but not very common and usually found singly, with us. At light at Beccles in 1892, about Ipswich, Hemley and at Monks Soham; on sugar at Fritton, &c. Gorleston.

Recent Suffolk Status: Common.

Life history: Single-brooded. Emerging in May and continuing on into August in Suffolk.

Identification: Unmistakeable.

Habitat: Woodland, heathland, parks, gardens.

Recorded in 50 (86%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1892.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/08/2023225TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
21/08/2023126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
09/08/2023126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
01/08/2023126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
29/07/2023125TM45 - Aldeburgh/Orford
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Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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